Category Archives: Overseas workers

Philippine President Duterte Optimistic Development Plans

Philippine President Duterte continues his popularity in the Philippines. He presents the most optimistic development plan that aim for the long-term, beyond the usual encouraging overseas Filipino workers to travel abroad and send remittances. It remains to be seen if his plans will work and keep up the momentum. Continue reading

Posted in government, Overseas workers, Philippines, Remittances | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

20 Incredible Facts About The Philippines

Did you know that 11 million Filipinos work overseas and that 25 percent of all nurses worldwide come from the Philippines? Check out 20 Incredible Facts About the Philippines. Continue reading

Posted in Overseas workers, Philippine travel, Philippines | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Philippines and ASEAN Countries Getting Ready to Promote Massive Migration of Skilled Immigrants

The Philippines and ASEAN countries are getting ready to promote massive migration of skilled immigrants, potentially affecting 15 million ASEAN workers. On the other hand, the US has a more inward looking stance, building walls, enacting travel bans and putting America first. Continue reading

Posted in Immigration, Overseas workers, Philippines | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Philippine History: How The Past is Connected to the Present

Committee on Pilipino Issues (CPI) and Bayanihan Foundation present “Filipinx X-Plore Our History Workshops” exploring Philippine history that is situated in the past yet connected to the challenges of the present Continue reading

Posted in history, Overseas workers, philanthropy, Philippines, Youth leadership development | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Filipinos in US, Around The World Get Set to Vote in Philippine Polls

Thousands of Filipino citizens in the US and around the world are eager to cast their vote in the one of the closest Philippine presidential elections in recent history. Polls are open until May 9, 2016. Continue reading

Posted in government, Overseas workers, Philippines | Tagged , | 2 Comments

2014 Bayanihan Goals: Building Community

On January 20, 2014, the Board of the Bayanihan Foundation Worldwide established clear priorities for its work in order to focus its activities and deliver more effectively. The new priority goals are built on Bayanihan’s continuing work and include: Building … Continue reading

Posted in Amerasians, Bases clean up, Diaspora Donors, Diaspora Giving, Disaster Relief, Education, Environmental conservation, Health, homelessness, human trafficking, Immigration, justice, Labor, love, Overseas workers, philanthropy, Philippine poverty, Philippines, Poverty, Remittances, Typhoon Haiyan, Uncategorized, undocumented immigrants, Volunteerism, Youth leadership development | Leave a comment

Visiting Buguias nestled in the Cordillera Mountains – 10,000 feet above sea level

Dale Asis visits Buguias, Benguet, the hometown of many diaspora donor partners in Tel Aviv, Israel. The elders there wanted wheelchairs and medical equipment to help the elderly and the invalid there. Dale also reflected on how spread out the Filipinos are all over the world. Continue reading

Posted in Diaspora Donors, Diaspora Giving, Overseas workers, Philippines | Tagged , , , , , | 13 Comments